Pachira Aquatica with problems!

Marco A. Achury P. achury at
Sun Jan 23 22:23:26 EST 2000

Jan Luyendijk escribió:

> Hello everyone,
> About five months ago I bought a Pachira Aquatica. According to a label on
> the plant it stands at a place in the house where there is nearly no
> sunshine. The label says the Pachira Aquatica is a strong plant that
> therefore can grow also in a dark place.

> We have searched for information about the Pachira on the internet, but
> haven't found any suitable sites.

> Is there anybody who knows what is going on and can gives us an advice for a
> Pachira Aquatica?
> Jan Luyendijk

Pachira needs be plenty of sun.

The common names in Colombia are "Sapotolongo" and "Cacao de monte" (Wild Cocoa)
because the fruits are similar to cocoa fruits.
Marco A. Achury P.
mailto:achury at
ICQ: 19390207
Caracas, Venezuela

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